Patches From the Past
Scraps of Fabric, Sewing & Quilting History

From Family
Ties to
Grand Events

click for this doll nine patch quilt pattern
The Aurora Colony Museum in Oregon

Visit another time and a unique culture.

A Century of Quilts

Told by 101 year old Maude Chenoweth Leaman.

Family Quilt Memories

Tell your stories of those old quilts you love.

Quilt Care at a Glance for Antique and Vintage Quilts

Give your heritage quilts the tender loving care they deserve.

The Alliance for American Quilts

Join this unique organization or simply enjoy visiting their site.

A Gift of Tradition (poem)

A poem in honor of Anne's great grandmother Hanna.

Meet Me in St. Louis; Meet Me at the Fair

A crazy quilt made by my Great Grandmother, Hanna Balster, over a century ago.

Delve Into Your Family's Quilting History

October has been designated "Family History Month".

Quilters Hall of Fame Grand Opening

Marie Webster's house is now the new headquarters.

Talking Quilts

An exhibition at the American Folk Art Museum.

The Fabric of Marriage: Wedding Dresses

A history of wedding dresses both humble and grand.

reproduction quilt pattern books